Staff threatened with knife at Bamber Bridge shop

Posted on - 4th December, 2016 - 8:05am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston News
Bargain Booze in Station Road Pic: Google

Bargain Booze in Station Road Pic: Google

Around £200 has been stolen during a robbery at an off licence in Bamber Bridge.


Police are appealing for witnesses after staff at Bargain Booze in Station Road were threatened with a bread knife.

A man entered the shop around 8.45pm on Friday (2 December) and demanded cash from the till.

Leaning over the counter he helped himself to the cash before making off.

Sergeant Ian Moore, of Preston CID, said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the members of staff who were simply going about their work.

“We are now determined to locate this offender and are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who knows who is responsible, to come forward.”

Read more: See CCTV footage released after shop robbery in Bamber Bridge

The offender is described as a white male, around 6ft tall, of slim build and aged in his late 20s. He was wearing a light grey jogging top with a hood over his head and light grey jogging bottoms.

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 1467 of December 2nd.

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